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Sporting. ASHBURTON numijuni am ANNUAL MEETING. To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on THURSDAY, DEC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY* President— Mr W. C. Walker, M.H.R, Vice-Presidents — Mr Julian Jackson an<? Majo W. J. Steward, M.H.R Judge Major Steward, M H.R! Tbeasur r- Mr R. M. Cuthbertson Stewards Messrs E. Gates, M. Friedlandcr L. Markey, G- C* Primmer and Peter Williams Handicapper — Mr Geo. Cutts Starter— Mr D. O'Brien Clerk of the Course— Mr G. F. Scott Clkrk of the Scales— Mr A, J. Kelly PROGRAMME. First Race to Start at 12.30 p.m. I—Hurdle1 — Hurdle Race Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a half. Over six flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios a — Maiden Plate, of 20 soys. For horses 3 years old and upwards, that have never won a race, value 10 soys or overJ Weight for age; One mile. Nomination, 1 soy 3 — Ashbvrton Plate Handicap, of 40 soys; Second horse 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, 20s ; acceptance, 15s 4 — Handicap Time Trot, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. No weight under 10 stone. Three miles. Nomination, 10s ; acceptance, los s—Ladies'5 — Ladies' Bracelet Welter Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake (bracelets or cash). Gentlemen riders. One mile» Nomination, ics ; acceptance, 10s. (Winner of Ashburton Plate to carry 7lbs penalty) 6 — Flying Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. Six furlongs. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, 10s. (Winner of Ashburton Plate- or Ladies Bracelet to carry 7lbs penalty. Winner of both races to carry l+lbs penalty 7 — Hack Race, of 10 soys ; winner to be sold for 10 soys, any surplus to go to the funds of the Club. No weight under 8 stone. Four furlongs. Entry 10s B— Consolation Handicap, of 10 soys Seven furlongs. Nomination 10s ; no acceptance. (Nominations to be made to the Secretary immediately after the Flying Handicap is run RULES AND REGULATIONS The Meeting will be held under the Canter, bury Jockey Club rules of racing In the Trotting Race all honts to trot fairly to the satisfaction of the Judges. Pull-and-go A district horse (hall mean any horse that has been commonly resident m the district between the rivers Selwyn and Waitaki from October I, 1888, and up to the date of the forthcoming meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the said district during the same period A gentleman rider shall be one who has never ridden or horses for hire, or been employed m a training stable Five per cent will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expenses of the course

All nominations and acceptances to go to the fund* of the Club No entry will be received except on the conditions that all disputes, claims,' and objections arising out ol the racing shall be decided by the Stewards, or whom thc^ may appoint. Their decision on a'l points con* nected with the carrying out of this programme to be final Nominations with fees for all Handicaps, including the Trot, statiog the name, age, and description of horse, and colors of the rider, must be m the hands of the Secretary, at Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburton not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, 1888* Weights will be dec'ared on or about Saturday, December Is. AcceptanccWor the Handicaps and Trot, and entries for Maiden Plate and Hack Race, with fees, must be made to the Secretary not later than g p.m. on Saturday, December 2a 1888. JAS. PURCHASE, j 1*1 12 Secretary. TINWALD RACING CLUB

ANNUAL MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY ist, 1889. President — Mr D. McLean, Vice-Presidents — Messrs J. C, N. Grigg, and C. M. Strachey. Judge— Mr M. Stitt. Stewards — Messrs J. Begg, G. James, H. Fowler, M. Scott, C. TerAson, and F. Lewis. Starter— Mr David Thomas. Treasurer — Mr M. Scott. Handicappers— The Committee. Clerk of the Course— Mr B» Hanks. Clerk of the Scales—Mr RJ B. Jeff. First Race to start at 12.30 p.m. programmeTof events. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, of ao soys; nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soy« out of the stake! Over six flights of hurdles, about 3ft. 6in. high. One mile and a half 2. Maiden Plate of 15 soys; entrance, 15s. The b'econd horse to receive 2^ soys out of the stake. Weight for age. One mile 3. Tinwald Cuf, of 30 soys ; nomination, I soy ; acceptance, ios! The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile and a half 4. Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys ; nomination ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Weight not less than lost. Pull and go. About three miles 5/ Welter Handicap, of 12 soys ; nomination, 1 2s ; no acceptance. The second horse to receive 2 soys out of the stake. One mile 6. Flying Handicap, of 15 soys nomination, ios ; acceptance, 5 8 » Th e second . horse to receive 2 J soys out of the stakeJ The winner of Tinwald Cup to carry 7 lbs penalty. Six furlongs 7. Novel Race, of 20 soys. Winner to be sold by auction, and the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club, rost entry. Weight Bst up. Six furlongs 8. Consolation Handicap, of 10 sov»j entrance, ios: Six furlongs 9. Hurry Scurry (if time permits), for all entrance money ; entrance, ios. For horaes that have never won public inoncy. Catch weights. Half-mile*

RULES AND REGULATIONS. * 1. The meeting will be held under the rules of racing. ' 2. No entry will be received except on the conditions that all claims, disputes, and objections, arising out of the racing, ahall be decided by the Stewards, or whom they may appoint. Tlieir decision on all ppinU connected with the carrying out of this programme, to befinal. ' 3. The races are" open to' any horse, com* monly resident m the district from the Ist October, 1888, to the date of meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the district for the same period. 4. The district above mentioned is bounded on the north by the Selwyn River, and on the south by the Opihi River* 5. Five per cent, will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme, for the expenses of the coujrsp, 1 6. All nomination and accettance fees to to the funds of the Club, 7, Trotting Race. — Horses must trot to the satisfaction of a Referee. NOMINATIONS Nominations for Hardies, Tinwald Cup, Trot, Flying Handicap and Welter Handicap, accompanied by fee, name, age, description and performances of horse, and colors of rider, must be m the hands of the Secretary at gcott's Hotel, Tinwald, not later than 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, December 15th, 188 WEIGHTS Weight* will be posted about 7.30 p.m. on the 37th December, and will be published on the 28tb. Post cards with weighU will be posted to all nominators 0 horses ACCEPTANCES Acceptances foe Handicaps and nominations' to Maiden Plate must be m the hands of the Secretary, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, not later th«n q p,m, 29th December 1888 SIfiPHBH CLARK, I

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2019, 21 December 1888

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2019, 21 December 1888

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